- Associated Press - Monday, June 20, 2016

NEW BERN, N.C. (AP) - Police in New Bern have arrested a suspect in the stabbing death of a man.

Police Chief Toussaint Summers said in a statement that officers were called to a home about 9:30 p.m. Sunday. They found Maurice Whitehead with a stab wound to the chest. He was taken to CarolinasEast Medical Center where he died.

Twenty-five-year-old Ryesha Lovick of Vanceboro has been arrested and charged with murder. Lovick was being held in the Craven County jail. It was not clear if she has an attorney.

Police have not released a motive for the stabbing.

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